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Posted: Feb 15, 2018

Kingspan Wins Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Award

Deland, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels has been named a winner in the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards. The company took the top prize in the commercial energy efficiency technology category for its Journey to Net Zero Energy project.

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

2018 CFSEI Expo To Be Held May 15-16 In San Diego

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host the 2018 CFSEI Annual Expo on May 15-16, 2018 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel in San Diego, California. This event is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program geared toward both skilled cold-formed steel (CFS) framing professionals as well as newcomers.

Posted: Feb 13, 2018

New MRA Website Helps Contractors Capitalize On Booming Metal Roofing Market

Portland, OR — Contractors now have a powerful new tool to capitalize on the skyrocketing growth of the metal roofing installation business. The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has launched a revamped website that offers member contractors real-time quality lead retrieval, sophisticated marketing benefits and greater membership opportunities all in a mobile-friendly, streamlined and easy-to-use platform.

Posted: Feb 08, 2018

ATAS Product Representatives Expand Professional Credentials Through CSI

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. announces that Chris Kroeter, Product Representative for Metro New York and Northern New Jersey, has recently earned the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) certification. Also, Kevin Cox, Product Representative for North Carolina, South Carolina, and southern Virginia, has passed the CSI Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) exam.

Posted: Feb 06, 2018

CENTRIA Announces Formawall Insulated Metal Panels With Halogen-Free Foam

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces a groundbreaking sustainability enhancement to its industry-leading Formawall® line of insulated metal panels (IMPs) with the elimination of halogens from the product’s insulating foam core.

Posted: Feb 05, 2018

IPG Joins The Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute

Chicago, IL – The Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute (SRUI) welcomes Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) to its membership. The company has joined the association’s ranks of 11 member companies with specialties in the synthetic roof underlayment industry.

Posted: Feb 02, 2018

American Buildings Company Adds Momentum Construction To Network Of Builders

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of Momentum Construction of Lexington, Kentucky to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Feb 02, 2018

MBMA Notes Passing Of Duane Ellifritt, Ph.D., First Director Of Research And Engineering

Cleveland, OH - Members of the Metal Building Manufacturers (MBMA) join in remembrance of Dr. Duane Ellifritt who, at the age of 82, passed away on January 22, 2018. He was the first Director of Research and Engineering for MBMA and served in that position from 1975 until 1984, where he helped formulate and administer some ground-breaking MBMA-sponsored research at several universities.

Posted: Jan 31, 2018

ATAS Now Offers Online Continuing Education Courses

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. now offers three continuing education courses online. All three are approved for health, safety, and welfare learning units by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES).

Posted: Jan 29, 2018

AppliCad To Demonstrate Roof Wizard Software At IRE

Jupiter, FL – Roof Wizard Software from AppliCad will be among the thousands of products featured at the upcoming International Roofing Expo, scheduled for February 6-8 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. The company invites all who’ll be attending the show to stop by booth #563 for a demonstration of the software.

Posted: Jan 26, 2018

AIA Billings Index Ends 2017 In Positive Terrain

Washington, D.C. – The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 52.9, down from a score of 55.0 in the previous month. This score still reflects an increase in design services provided by U.S. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

Posted: Jan 25, 2018

McElroy Metal Offers Online AIA Course

Bossier City, LA – McElroy Metal, a manufacturer of top-of-the-line metal roofing products, is offering a continuing education course in metal roof design for architects at

Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Metal Building Manufacturers Association 2017 Annual Report Now Available

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2017 Annual Report, entitled Accelerating the Building Process. This resource highlights the work that MBMA and its members have undertaken over the past year. The report provides valuable information for anyone who works with metal building systems, has an interest in metal buildings or is involved in the low-rise commercial building market.

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